Marquette University News Release

Marquette professors to analyze election results with students

October 30, 2014

Marquette University experts available on a variety of
Election Day and campaign topics

MILWAUKEE – Political science and communication professors from Marquette University will analyze the results of the Nov. 4 election with Marquette students in Johnston Hall, 1131 W. Wisconsin Ave., 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Professors Julia Azari, Karen Hoffman, Paul Nolette and Amber Wichowsky will offer ideas and insight into the results and answer questions from students as the results are being reported. Food and refreshments will be provided and prizes will be awarded for the best election predictions.

The event is sponsored by the Department of Political Science, Diederich College of Communication and The Les Aspin Center for Government.

Media interested in attending should contact Andy Brodzeller in the Office of Marketing and Communication at (414) 288-0286 or

Faculty members from the Department of Political Science, in addition to other areas on campus, are also available for interviews before or after Election Day. Feel free to contact any of these individuals directly; otherwise, call Brodzeller or Chris Stolarski, (414) 288-1988.

Polls, elections and voter behavior
Amber Wichowsky
Assistant professor of political science
(414) 288-3422 – office
(608) 609-1448 – mobile

John McAdams
Associate professor of political science  
(414) 288-3425 – office
(414) 963-0304 – home

Karen Hoffman
Visiting assistant professor of political science
(414) 288-1573 – office

Charles Franklin*
Professor of law and public policy
Director, Marquette Law School Poll
(608) 235-1960 (mobile)

*Please note that Charles Franklin is providing poll analysis for ABC News on Election Day and will not be on campus Nov. 2 through Nov. 5. He will accommodate phone interviews as his schedule allows, but will not be available on Nov. 4.

National impact and reaction to the election 
Julia Azari
Assistant professor of political science
(414) 288-6211 – office

Christopher Murray
Visiting instructor
Les Aspin Center for Government, Washington, D.C.
(202) 544-6140 – office
(202) 494-6304 – mobile

Campaign strategy and communication 
Nathan Gilkerson
Assistant professor of strategic communication
(414) 288-4152 – office

About Andy Brodzeller

Andy Brodzeller

Andy is an associate director of university communication in the Office of Marketing and Communication. Contact Andy at (414) 288-0286 or View all posts by .